SNOWBIRD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SNOWBIRD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Forest Service asked to halt Snowbird’s Hidden Peak work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195017-78/snowbird-peak-forest-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195017-78/snowbird-peak-forest-service.html.csp">Forest Service asked to halt Snowbird’s Hidden Peak work</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.649-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Save Our Canyons wants the U.S. Forest Service to stop Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort from proceeding with excavation work for a restaurant on top of Hidden Peak. The conservation organization contends Snowbird has made enough changes to its mountain-development plans in the 15 years since the Forest Service approved the controversial structure to warrant an updated environmental study. “An agency that has prepared an EIS [environmental impact statement] cannot simply rest on the original document...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195017@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Hiker dies from fall at Snowbird http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58125325-78/hansen-pierce-snowbird-meeting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58125325-78/hansen-pierce-snowbird-meeting.html.csp">Hiker dies from fall at Snowbird</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T14:57:13.061-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Illinois man fell to his death Wednesday near Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. William Pierce, 64, came to the Salt Lake City area for a business meeting earlier this week. On Wednesday, the day before the meeting, he went for a hike from the resort and, at 7:44 p.m., sent a picture of where he was to his wife, said Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen. “That was the last anybody had heard from him,” Hansen said. After Pierce failed to make the meeting Thursday or his return flight, his family...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58125325@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:57:13 MDT Utah board OKs Snowbird’s Oktoberfest liquor permit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58104754-223/event-board-state-liquor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58104754-223/event-board-state-liquor.html.csp">Utah board OKs Snowbird’s Oktoberfest liquor permit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:36:43.449-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As expected, high-alcohol beer, wine and spirits will flow at Snowbird’s annual Oktoberfest celebration, after the state liquor board unanimously approved the ski resort’s request for a single-event permit. Tuesday’s decision, approved by a 5-0 vote, puts to rest a month-long controversy that brought national publicity to the state and involved a special hearing with Utah lawmakers. “It’s clear this is a valuable community event and there is tremendous support for it,” board chairman David Glad...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58104754@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:36:43 MDT Snowbird’s Bass honored for his accomplishments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58085414-78/bass-snowbird-utah-cumming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58085414-78/bass-snowbird-utah-cumming.html.csp">Snowbird’s Bass honored for his accomplishments</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T21:49:54.965-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Being tethered to an oxygen tank was not about to keep a weak-voiced Dick Bass from having a few things to say Wednesday. And why not? It was, after all, Dick Bass Day — by proclamation of, check this list, Gov. Gary Herbert, the Utah House and Senate, Salt Lake County, Sandy, Cottonwood Heights and the Town of Alta. That much official recognition on one day “has never happened before and probably never will again,” said Sandy Councilman Chris McCandless, an organizer of Wednesday’s ceremony in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58085414@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:49:54 MDT Snowbird Brewfest mixes with music and mountain air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58061636-78/brewfest-snowbird-amet-beer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58061636-78/brewfest-snowbird-amet-beer.html.csp">Snowbird Brewfest mixes with music and mountain air</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T21:39:40.459-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 09:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bill Richlen, of Uinta Brewing, pours a Tilted Smile beer for a taster Sunday at the Sixth Annual Brewfest at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort. Beer from 16 breweries flowed at the festival, which started Saturday and ended Sunday. People attending were able to buy three-ounce samples for a dollar. For more information on brewfest, go to www.snowbird.com/events/brewfest/.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58061636@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:39:40 MDT